Benediction: God of Hope

God of hope, we leave this place,

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2002)
Tune: BLITCHINGTON
Published in 1 hymnal

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God of hope, we leave this place,
filled with joy, peace, and grace,
knowing Jesus Christ is by our side.
As we live each day to come,
may we walk in hope as one,
with the Holy Spirit as our guide.


Source: Faith That Lets Us Sing: fifty new hymns and short worship songs #15

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn

Mary Nelson Keithahn, a retired United Church of Christ ordained pastor and church educator, has been a curriculum writer-editor, journalist, and lyricist for musical dramas and anthems. She still works out of her home in Rapid City, South Dakota, as a free-lance writer. In 2016 she published Elfie: Adventures on the Midwest Frontier, a chapter book for children, and Embracing the Light: Reflectioins on God’s Holy Word, a collection of meditations for individual or small group use. Augsburg Fortress also published Sing the Stories of God’s NEW People, the third in a trilogy of Bible story-based collections of songs for young children, written with her longtime colleague, John D. Horman. The two have written over a hundred hymns togethe… Go to person page >

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First Line: God of hope, we leave this place,
Title: Benediction: God of Hope
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2002)
Meter: 7.7.9.7.7.9.
Language: English
Copyright: © 2017 Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

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Faith That Lets Us Sing #15

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